The BEST Episodes of Flip or Flop
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 7, 2021
Tarek is a self-proclaimed real estate genius with determination and drive. Christina is Tarek's picture-perfect wife, who Tarek's friends still can't believe he landed. In each episode of "Flip or Flop", Tarek and Christina flip a new property. From the nail-biting purchase at auction, to the frustrating renovations and maddening showings, to the giddy acceptance of an offer, we'll follow along as these two relatively novice flippers try their hand at the toughest game in town. From purchase to resale, weaving their personal lives within the story of the flip. From paying cash, sight unseen, for a property at auction, through the hapless remodeling process, to the frantic sale, this young couple is putting everything they have into this venture. (Source: HGTV)
#1 - Far Out Flip
Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 19, 2020
Tarek and Christina face preservation issues in a 1930s Spanish home.
#2 - Covered Costs
Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 10, 2020
Tarek and Christina take a risk on an unseen house in Orange, California, but they soon discover it's been vandalized and the owners covered a gross pool in the backyard. As more issues pop up, Tarek and Christina worry they won't recoup their costs.
#3 - Tilted Flop
Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 17, 2020
A flip in Mission Viejo, California, looks promising until Tarek and Christina discover cracks and uneven floors -- this house is slipping off the hillside! After receiving a hefty quote for the fix, they realize this home may put them over the edge.
#4 - Cut And Run
Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 12, 2020
Tarek and Christina tackle a home with torn-up drywall and missing siding.
#5 - Better Be Quick
Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 22, 2020
Tarek and Christina take out an expensive loan to flip a house.
#6 - Stiff Competition
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 5, 2020
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in an upscale neighborhood of North Tustin, CA. When they show up to view the house, however, they face competition from other investors. They must act quickly to flip the home before losing out in the hot market.
#7 - Flew the Coop
Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 14, 2021
From dirty carpets to rotten food, Tarek and Christina thought they had seen the worst of this house in Cerritos, California. After finding a bird cage with years of mess, they struggle to see past the trash and transform this home into a profitable flip.
#8 - Back House Flip
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 15, 2020
Tarek and Christina find a small house in Lakewood, CA, to flip quickly. However, when they discover an unpermitted addition, they are faced with a dilemma of bringing the addition up to code or tearing down the nicest part of the house.
#9 - Busy Flip
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 29, 2020
Between busy schedules, Tarek and Christina find time to check out a home in La Mirada, California, when a good deal pops up. What looks to be a quick flip turns out to be more difficult when problems arise as they try to modernize the layout.
#10 - Hot Market, Fast Flip
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 16, 2017
Tarek and Christina get a smoking deal on a house in an up-and-coming neighborhood of Garden Grove, CA. With not too much work to be done, this house should be quick flip for them. Can they keep this flip on schedule or will unpredictable problems douse this hot market flip?
#11 - It's a Dump
Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 12, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Lakewood, CA, near one of their previous flips. They hope to repeat their past success, but modernizing an old house comes with a high price tag. A good flip will set the bar for the neighborhood, and a bad flip will leave them with minimal profits.
#12 - Small House, Big Problems
Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 7, 2019
Tarek and contractor Izzy Battres take on a small house in Fullerton, CA. The seemingly easy flip becomes difficult when removing a wall creates a nightmare with the city and an unpermitted laundry room must be moved inside.
#13 - New Normal in Arcadia
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 5, 2018
Tarek and Christina flip a large home in the unfamiliar neighborhood of Arcadia, CA, but their differing opinions threaten their profit margin in an area with a high market standard.
#14 - Tri-Level Flip
Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 26, 2018
Tarek and Christina flip a four-bedroom, tri-level home in Orange, Calif. with a pool full of problems and a dated interior floor plan.
#15 - Big House, Big Budget
Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 14, 2019
Tarek and Christina take a risk on a huge home in pricey Anaheim Hills, CA, in hopes of making more money after sharing the profits. From water damage and invasive tree roots to a $30,000 roof, they're forced to break the bank on the massive project.
#16 - Shattered Flip
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 12, 2018
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Lakewood, Calif.; their hopes and dreams of a great deal in a good neighborhood shatter when they discover that the dilapidated house has been vandalized.
#17 - Midcentury Money Pit
Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 5, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Fullerton, CA, right across the street from Tarek's first flip. Before renovating, they have to deal with crumbling concrete, and they need to figure out the market for the house. A lot has changed since Tarek's first flip, and changes bring new challenges.
#18 - Turf Wars
Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 10, 2019
Tarek and Christina team up with their friend Pete De Best on a house in Yorba Linda, CA. They've flipped houses with Pete and have had success, but he's a major penny pincher, and they must convince him that you have to spend money to make money.
#19 - Million-dollar Cookie Cutter
Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 21, 2019
Tarek tackles a cookie-cutter home in Newport Beach, CA, where everything looks exactly the same. He creates a plan with contractor Jeff Lawrence, but when a comp for $1.4 million hits the market, Tarek goes all out to take his flip to the next level.
#20 - Broken Flip
Season 8 - Episode 18 - Aired Dec 12, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a house with a weird vibe in Anaheim, CA. From the start, they can't tell if someone is squatting in the house or if the neighborhood hoodlums are pranking them.
#21 - Natural Disaster
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 11, 2016
Tarek and Christina get a lead from their friend and investor, Pete, on a house he's recently purchased. It's situated in an upscale, gated neighborhood and it's a house Pete can't tackle on his own. A large, expensive flip can mean equally large profits; but it also takes time and even the littlest mistake is magnified. Will Tarek and Christina be able to partner with Pete to score their biggest profit yet, or could they lose it all in this natural disaster flip?
#22 - Midcentury Flip
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 8, 2014
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Long Beach, California that sounds like the kind of project that has become their standard. But soon after walking the property and visiting a neighborhood comp, it becomes clear that this flip is anything but standard. The architecturally significant mid-century modern home will require Tarek and Christina to step out of their design and renovation comfort zones if they are to turn a profit on their investment. Can Tarek and Christina turn back time on their design aesthetic without inflating their budget or could a present-day flop be looming over this historic mid-century flip?
#23 - Million Dollar Flip
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 3, 2016
Tarek and Christina find a short sale listing for a large home in an upscale neighborhood of Yorba Linda, California. With an asking price just below a million dollars, this would be the most expensive flip they've taken on - and also the biggest risk. Can Tarek and Christina give this house the luxury treatment without busting the budget, or could this million dollar flip be a seven figure flop?
#24 - Hoarding Potential
Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 17, 2019
Tarek's friend, Robert, wants to get into flipping and they buy a home sight unseen in Lakewood, CA. When they discover it's a major hoarder house filled to the brim with junk, Robert worries they made a mistake.
#25 - Bursting at the Seams
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 14, 2018
Tarek and Christina are out of town when they get a lead on a house in La Mirada, California, and are forced to buy the house sight unseen. Christina worries the house may be packed with problems, but Tarek believes big risks come with big rewards.